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August 13, 2016 Beaverton High and Garden Home School Reunion

On August 13, 2016, about a hundred former students joined us for the Beaverton High and Garden Home School Reunion on a lovely summer day, outside, under the covered play area at the old Garden Home school, now the The Garden … Continue reading

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CENTURY HOMES: Sasha Kaplan and Matt Miner

Address: 7430 SW 76th Avenue Originally Built: 1910 Original Owners: Margaret and Peter Bettendorf Built in 1910, this house would qualify as an example of a suburban home built for a family at the turn of the century.  It is … Continue reading

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CENTURY HOMES: Pat and Andy Dignan

Address: 7117 SW Hunt Club Lane Originally Built: 1911 Original Owners: F.A. Martin Built in 1911, the Craftsman style house was one of four original homes built in what is now known as the Hunt Club area.  Once a center … Continue reading

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CENTURY HOMES: Tom and Catherine Lekas

Address: 7225 SW Hunt Club Lane Originally Built: 1910 Original Owners: Ambrose & May Warden Cronin The most recent home to be designated as a Century Home was the home of Catherine and Tom Lekas.  This house was built for an … Continue reading

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November 14, 2015 Historic Bell Ringing

We all had a great time ringing the huge 1918 historic bell from the original Garden Home Community Church, now housed in the tower at the entry of Lamb’s Thriftway in Garden Home. Displays of Garden Home History and the … Continue reading

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Rummer Homes

By Stan Houseman My wife, Susan, and I live in a Rummer-built home coming up on our 9 year anniversary. Our prior home was also built in the early 60s and was also a one story Mid Century Modern home. … Continue reading

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Veterans of Garden Home

Al Azar Al and Lou Ann Hickman Azar live in SE Portland. Lou Ann grew up in Garden Home along with her brother Doc, in the Hickman area just north of Hideaway Park. Al served in the Army, Corp of Engineers … Continue reading

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Oct 20, 2012 Centennial Celebration of Garden Home School opening

What fun we had at our Centennial Celebration of the opening of Garden Home School in 1912! Classmates, displays, coffee and donuts, lunch sandwich rolls, transcriber table, slides and photos of school classes, brief program and FUN filled the gymnasium. … Continue reading

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June 2012 Fogelquist and the Unitarian Church, Open Houses

A special invitation from Ross Fogelquist and the Unitarian Fellowship to enjoy these historical buildings.  Presentations at  1, 2, and 3 pm.  Parking at both buildings, can walk from one to the other.  More information, see Newsletters:  Spring 2012 Garden … Continue reading

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Garden Home Community United Methodist Church’s Historic Bell

The bell in Lamb’s Thriftway in Garden Home has the following description on a bronze plaque: THIS BELL WAS FIRST INSTALLED IN THE GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY CHURCH. IT WAS LOCATED  at S.W. 71st AND GARDEN HOME ROAD IN 1918. IN … Continue reading

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Sep 24, 2011 Centennial anniversary of the first Garden Home class for school children

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011: We’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first Garden Home class for school children, beginning at 10 am. In 1911 the class was held upstairs in Chris Jager’s store, now the Dairy Queen corner. The original Garden Home … Continue reading

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May 18, 2011 Evening at the Old Cannery

Photos from the Evening at the Old Cannery event held May 18, 2011.

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Apr 9, 2011 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

The tour will take about one hour. Wear good walking shoes. You’ll hear stories about Margaret Scherner, one of the early Postmistresses. Also the Nichols who developed the first store in the early 1900s and the sad story of their … Continue reading

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Nov 8, 2010 Garden Home History Project Meeting

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010 Garden Home Recreation Center, 6 pm AGENDA: 1.  Sharing desserts made from vintage recipes and memoirs.  Bring something if you’d like! 2.  Viewing vintage photos that tell the stories about Garden Home.  With commentary. 3.  Discussing how we might celebrate the 100th year … Continue reading

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Oct 16, 2010 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at 1 PM The Garden Home History Project will be conducting a tour of the historic Crescent Grove Cemetery on S.W. Greenburg Road next to Washington Square. The cemetery was established in 1852, and is the oldest … Continue reading

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Feb 20, 2010 Researching House History

WORKSHOP ON RESEARCHING YOUR HOME OR STREET HISTORY Garden Home Community Recreation Center February 20, 2010 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Join us for a morning aimed at providing you with a means to develop a history of your Garden Home … Continue reading

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Oct 2009 Historic Bell Ringing

Photos from the October 2009 historic bell ringing at Lamb’s Thriftway.

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Garden Home Crossing – Oleson Gardens Dedication

This is the speech given by Terry Moore at the dedication of the SW Oleson Road gardens  on October 18, 2008. I’m Terry Moore and I’d like to welcome you all to the dedication of our new Oleson gardens on this … Continue reading

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